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in motion, speaker boehner and paul ryan talk tough on the party's path forward. this morning, we'll talk to another top house republican, georgia's tom price, about the challenges ahead. >>> and the 2012 campaign saw ron paul's supporters get inside the nominating system to buck the establishment. now party leaders might face a fight on new rules put in place at the convention, to shore up the establishment and prevent the next insurgent, rand paul, say, in 2016? good morning from washington. it's thursday, january 24th, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. apologies for the gravelly voice. i have beyonce's lip syncer standing by, shall i need her. anyway, let's get right to my first reads of the morning. secretary of state hillary clinton will be back on the hill today for what is likely to be her last appearance before congress as america's top diplomat. she'll introduce her likely successor, senator john kerry, whose confirmation begins just about an hour from now. three weeks after her release from a new york hospital after a concussion and a blood clot, clinton jousted
flpresident oba and paul ryan have behaved this week about the issues of our time, the debt ceiling and budget. it seems like the president is still in full campaign mode. his cohort said they're going to engage his campaign infrastructure. >> they're going to set up. >> paul ryan is back to his day job. he's the house budget chairman and he's shown a lot of leadership. i was in williamsburg last week. there was no talk about retrenching and collapsing and giving in to the demands and turning back on their promises. there was great unity and they called the president's and harry reids bluff. they agreed with speaker gingrich when he said don't move the debt ceiling. sequester is the key. >> sequester is the key. it what his boss and president obama do not want. it would trim 1.2 trillion dollars, most of which would come out of social programs. however, if you were going to annihilate the republicans, would you choose to split the gop? in other words, i'm interested in the mechanics of this annihilation scenario. let me begin with immigration. the republican party is split on immigration. i'm
's hope that winding down happens very quickly. chris, thanks very much. ryan smith served as a u.s. marine infantry man in iraq. he raised questions about women on the front lines. he's joining us now along with first-term congresswoman tulsey who served in combat in iraq as well. thank to both of you for joining us. and thanks for your service to the united states. what you wrote in "the wall street journal," yes, a woman is as capable as a man as pulling a trigger but our goal of our nation's war is to fight and win wars. s has the government considered whether introducing women into the above-described situation would have made my unit more or less combat effective? congresswoman, you served in iraq. respond to what ryan just wrote. >> i think this is what is going to be the biggest challenge now that the policy change has been announced, which is getting folks to understand in reality what has already been happening. the contributions that women in uniform have been making in combat settings, the hardships that they have been dealing with. >> ryan, why do you have such strong
battle budget. >> when you look at the options out there, president obama's budget proposal and paul ryan's offer, they both don't do what guys say need to be done. now you have a proposal that said you will balance the budget in years. i asked paul ryan this and i can't get an answer. how? it's going to hurt. >> there new base lines in the budget. as we know, some of the difficulty and the differences in washington were centered around the method of accounting whether it's static or dynamic. when you raise taxes, that $650 billion of additional tacks that went in because of the cliff deal, that adjusts the base line. that is going to make the numbers look differently. right? we will have to make choices. no question about it. we have committed to putting a budget out there that will bring it to balance within years. >> the fact is nobody seems to want to own up to a budget that will hurt. >> the ryan budget, the last didn't balance in almost 30 years. the way we were trying to move said look. like in most in the private sector, we want to transition from a defined benefit scenario to a d
like paul ryan sharing a committee at a young age coming up with innovations and new ideas. i think, one, that they should -- the democrats should get rid of that seniority system and have the best qualified. you get someone who understands financing, well, they should serve on the budget committee, but, yeah, definitely, have term limits on the united states senate and house of representatives like the president so that we can keep coming up with new ideas. >> take forever to get there, of course. constitutional amendment is not an easy thing. >> a seven year process, but worth it. >> all right. don, thank you very much. stay there, please. i say the show, downton abbey is bad for the left because it portrays the left in a bad lite, and the left make fun of me for what i've been saying. this is next. >> the popularity of this show proves that america loves rich guys, the same way the popularity of "breaking bad" proves that america loves meth dealers. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can
a little bit? >> ryan seacrest, take note, you know, jason's behind you. >> just trying to be honest. >> i think, it is a tough call. because it is -- you know, most likely, there's a big prize at the end, i mean, some big award. >> if it was the olympics, would you honestly do that, you guys? >> would we honestly be even there? >> yeah. >> let's get with reality. >> she's not going to do professional tennis. >> but look at this, we are questioning -- >> i think it's nice. >> someone doing the right thing. >> only jason is. >> he's great. i just said i wouldn't do it. >> okay. all right. so we know, you're a horrible -- >> that worked out great. you're a bad guy, jason, but we love you anyway. >> okay, you can come back. >>> now a quick check of the headlines. >> in the news this morning, a major change coming to the military, today, defense secretary leon panetta is lifting the ban on women serving in combat. with the decision, more than 250,000 ground combat jobs will be opened up for women. women will have to volunteer for combat duty, and to meet the same physical standards as men. but
a little bit? >> ryan seacrest, take note, jason's behind you. >> following after you. >> just trying to be honest. >> it is a tough call. it is most likely there's a big prize at the end, i mean, some big awards, lots of money. >> if it was the olympics, would you honestly do that, guys? >> would we honestly be even there. >> hypothetically. >> with reality -- >> she's not going to play professional tennis. >> we are questioning somebody doing the right thing. >> only jason. >> he's great. i just said i wouldn't do it. >> okay. so we know, you're a horrible -- >> you're a bad guy, jason but we love you anyway. we have quick check of the headlines. >> let's get right to it. >>> in the news this morning, a major change coming to the military. defense secretary leon panetta is expected to announce he's lifting the ban on women in comb combat. 250 to his ground combat jobs will be open to women. they have to volunteer for combat duty and meet the same physical standards as men. women already have been putting their lives on the line for years, more 150 women have been killed in iraq and
wyden worked with the house budget committee chairman paul ryan to develop a similar proposal in the 112th congress. so while there may be some resistance to this particular idea, it has enjoyed bipartisan support. and finally, number five, we need to strengthen medicaid for patients and states through realistic reforms. setting per-capita limits on federal medicaid spending would put the medicaid program on a sustainable budget, and when combined with increased flexibility for patient-centered reforms at the state level, would reduce costs and improve patient care across the board. and as with other ideas i have mentioned, this is a bipartisan proposal. in 1995, president clinton introduced a medicaid reform plan that included a per-capita cap on federal medicaid spending. at that time, all 46 democratic senators, including several that are still serving today, signed a letter to president clinton expressing support for this proposal. in addition, in october of last year, former democratic senate majority leader tom daschle publicly expressed support for per-capita caps on medicaid spen
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